Date: March 20, 2009

Venue: ArcLight Cinerama Dome, 800 seats

Submissions: 150

Guest Speaker: Tom Hanks

Judges: Producer Jeb Brody (Little Miss Sunshine), director Larry Charles (Borat), producer Martha De Laurentiis (Hannibal), producer Bill Gerber (Gran Torino), director Oliver Stone (Platoon), actress/producer Rita Wilson (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), festival founder Elizabeth Yale

Directors: Lauren Bailey and Jon Haile

Advisers: Cheri Gaulke and Ted Walch

Cheaters Never Prosper, 3:47, Festival Directors’ Choice
Adam Lee and Steven Moyer, directors, Valhalla High School

Untouchable, 9:00, Humanitarian Award
Jack Heston and Justin Levine, directors, Harvard-Westlake School

Much Ado About Goblins, 8:28
Jesse Allis and Gabriel Rosenstein, directors, Crossroads School

A True War Story, 9:00, Lizzie Award for Cinematography
Kyle Kleinbart, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Heaven Forbid, 5:20, Lizzie Award for Story/Writing
Dylan McCollum, director, Crossroads School

All is Full of Love, 5:00, Founder’s Award
Ashton Moio, Wayne Dalglish and Jeffrey Rudolph, directors, Chaminade High School

Care, 1:10
Romina D’Alessandro, director, Harvard-Westlake School

How to Save a Life, 4:02, Lizzie Award for Originality
Joe Sill, director, Irvine High School

Hand the Ball, 11:14, Lizzie Award for Acting
Quan Worthwealth, director, Cleveland High School

Arterial Deposition in Thought and Being, 6:14, Lizzie Award for Editing
Mason Shefa, director, Oakwood School

Conflict in the Middle Table, 8:42, Lizzie Award for Directing
Michael Diamant and Michael Stampler, directors, Harvard-Westlake School

Thriller, 6:27, Lizzie Award for Cinematography
Josh Dixon, director, El Dorado High School

Water Damage, 11:09, Lizzie Award for Best Overall
Kellen Moore, director, Moorpark High School